Jessica Whatever Validates Your DoomScroll

Influencers are in the business of telling you whatever will keep you paying attention, not necessarily accurate history. The nature of the influencer business means they really can’t say anything that would invalidate your worst online habits or hate follows. The worst […]

Influencers and Direct Marketing

Don’t Wait For Everybody – Episode 006 Notes & Transcript: Skepchick – Big Oil Bought my Favorite Science Influencer, by Rebecca Watson, January 26, 2023 U.S. SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION – Press Release SEC Charges Kim Kardashian for Unlawfully Touting Crypto Security […]

Shitposting into a void

If people spent even 10% of the time they do shitposting on social media and in flame wars & petty plays and spent that time instead writing their representatives & engaging in organizing, we’d have a better world. But half-ass sick burns […]

Accusation in a Mirror

Don’t Wait For Everybody – Episode 004 Notes & transcript  Blog of the American Philosophical Association (APA) Tone-Policing and the Assertion of Authority At its core, tone-policing is first an argumentative move sideways and then a stall. It first shifts the focus from […]